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Literacy Education Advocacy Activities - Previous Revision

You might be thinking, "Advocacy isn't for me!" Yet, there are many ways you can make a difference. Join NCTE in celebrating Literacy Education Advocacy Month by doing just one little thing to support literacy education in March or April.

MARCH

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Review NCTE's Literacy Education Advocacy Calendar for March

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Send the Literacy Education Advocacy Calendar
to a colleague

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Read NCTE's 2009 Legislative Platform

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Send the Legislative Platform to a colleague

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Watch your local newspaper for stories that resonate with the Legislative Platform

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Forward links to the stories you find to NCTE

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Look up all of your elected officials (local to national) on Congress.org

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Note those elected officials whose issues align with the Legislative Platform
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Find the contact information for the home offices of your Members of Congress
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Add your
Members of Congress to your address book

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Register for NCTE's Literacy Education Advocacy Day

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Send details about Literacy Education Advocacy Day to a colleague

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Call the home offices of your Members of Congress to schedule a visit while they're at home April 6-17
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Think of a story describing how your students and your teaching are represented in the Platform
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Share your story with a colleague and with NCTE
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Read our tips on visting your Member of Congress while they're at home

 

The rest of the April calendar will be posted soon. Do you have suggestions of activities that we could include? Please send them to us via the comments box below!.

 

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